Posts Tagged ‘transgender’


The fellow or madam is mostly terrific,
And long his/her tenure, and highly prolific.
He’s known and she’s quoted and really quite famous.
And yet we’re not sure if it’s Abby or Amos.
He’s sad and she’s gay and she’s young and he’s old,
And many have seen her; yet none him behold.
And no, he’s not twins and she isn’t transgender –
The lady and lord and just lowly pretender.
Ones who are most famous need only one handle
And that’s who we find from the past with our candle –


photo by Sias van Schalkwyk at


© Dennis Allen Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2016.


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Rejecting One’s Reality – Bruce Jenner, Rachel Dolezal, etal.

These poems that you’ve written are classic.
The world has gone mad and you’ve shown just how bad.
But they’ll think we’re dinos – Jurassic.


The above was written about a series of limericks (6) that were written by Dennis O’Brien, an Australian poet.  Here’s one as a sample, followed by a link that will take you to the rest:


I’m tall and I’m white and I’m thin,
But I have a dark secret within:
For I am a pygmy –
(My white friends don’t dig me)
Small black jungle folk are my kin.



© Dennis Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2015.

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